Marc Hirschi a key addition in UAE Team Emirates development plan

Marc Hirschi (Image credit: PhotoFizza/ UAE Team Emirates)

Marc Hirschi’s move from Team DSM to UAE Team Emirates happened quickly during the Christmas holidays, team manager Mauro Gianetti has revealed, because he didn’t want to miss out on adding the Swiss rider to his growing roster of talented young riders.

Hirschi's departure from Team DSM - formerly Team Sunweb - was announced on January 5, which stated they had "reached a settlement" with Hirschi to terminate his contract with immediate effect. 

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Stephen Farrand
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Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.